Job Title: Regional Director – Colorado Chapter
Location: Greeley, CO
Full time based on 37.5 hours a week
Grade: 206, $47,100 - $60,100 based on experience
Reports To: Sr. Director, Programs
Who We Are
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.
At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,700 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.
We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may be diagnosed with the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website www.alz.org/jobs to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last eleven years in a row.
To conduct business and community outreach activities, build strategic relationships on behalf of the Association and coordinate Care and Support services in the multi-county region, including Cheyenne, Elbert, Kit Carson, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld, and Yuma counties. To implement the organization’s strategic plan goals and increase service contacts, reaching new constituents through the successful engagement of volunteers. To provide leadership and support for all pillars of the strategic plan by being present across the region but based in Greeley.
Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Strategize outreach to expand reach including to rural and underserved areas, working with key gatekeepers and potential volunteer champions in the community.
- Through business development activities, build strategic partnerships with community organizations, academic, public and private sector to advance the chapter mission and serve more clients across the territory.
- Engage community organizations that support diverse and underserved populations.
- Plan, develop, and oversee a strategy to recruit, engage and manage volunteers to deliver and support Association education and support programs.
- Provide direct services to families, including giving information about local resources, disease education, and support group referrals through Helpline follow-up and care consultations for the region.
- In collaboration with the Denver office, develop local outreach plan for health systems outreach and long-term care systems outreach to meet goals defined in the strategic plan.
- Work closely to communicate mutual activities and provide support for all fundraising activities in the region that may include Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Reason to Hope, The Longest Day and YPAC activities.
- Ensure timely and accurate data entry and data integrity for program reporting and outcome measures and ensure local mission delivery and progress towards strategic plan objectives.
- Ensure active partnership with Alzheimer’s Association leadership through local compliance with organizational policies and procedures, including budgeting, technology, and fiscal controls and standards.
- A Bachelor’s degree in human services, education, public health or similar field.
- A minimum of three years of related experience in nonprofit management, program implementation, community engagement and volunteer engagement. Experience recruiting, retaining and leading productive volunteers preferred. Business development experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Experience with relationship building or business development preferred.
- Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to present in large and small groups.
- Experience recruiting, engaging and managing high performing volunteers
- Excellent analytical, problem solving, negotiation and strategic thinking skills.
- Ability to self-start, multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines.
- Ability to demonstrate a high level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
- Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a supportive team environment on strategic initiatives, priorities and mission fulfillment. Comfort not only working with people but with also with analyzing data.
- Ability to lift, push, pull up to 40 pounds
- Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% within the assigned territory by car. Travel in this case, is considered time spent away from the office, in the community, to fulfil the job goals.
- While most such travel is same day, occasional overnight travel or air travel may be required. Must have valid driver’s license, access to reliable vehicle, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.
Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, long term care insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, 12 annual holidays and Paid Family Leave, as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our gold standard 401(k) retirement plan.
Full time employees (37.5 hours/week), will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School Visitation Day and an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing.
The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides consideration for an employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, genetic predisposition, national origin, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.